Rosberg made progress in the early phase of the race after pitting on lap ten to change onto the soft tyres, managing to jump ahead of Kimi Raikkonen and the Red Bulls and crucially team mate Hamilton, who had kept his ultrasoft tyres running for 21 laps. Sebastian Vettel tried to stretch the stint on … Continue reading Hamilton takes victory after last lap clash with Rosberg
Ordinarily a wet qualifying session might be expected to play into the hands of Mercedes’ rivals. But today it probably helped strengthen Lewis Hamilton’s position.
Lewis Hamilton was fastest in a damp qualifying session, penalties for Nico Rosberg and Sebastian Vettel means that Nico Hulkenberg will line up second, Jenson Button in third position.
Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix ahead of Nico Hulkenberg and Jenson Button after penalties are applied.
Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the 2016 Austrian Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel edged his team mate at the top of the time sheets to set a new track record of 1’07.098 in the final practice session.
Ominously for Mercedes’ rivals, Rosberg believes the changes at the Austrian track have played into his team’s hands.
Nico Rosberg was fastest again in the second practice session at the Red Bull Ring despite a downpour during the session.
Pictures from the first day of practice for the 2016 Austrian Grand Prix.
Michael Schumacher’s 13-year-old track record at the Red Bull Ring fell to Nico Rosberg in the first practice session for this year’s Austrian Grand Prix.
Pictures from the build-up to the 2016 Austrian Grand Prix.
Williams have thrived at the Red Bull Ring in recent years but can they – or anyone else – keep Mercedes from another easy win?
Formula One will run a gauntlet of rain showers over the coming days at the Red Bull Ring, but they may not fall during the competitive action.
At 4.3 kilometres and with a record lap time of less than 68 seconds, the Red Bull Ring ranks among the shortest circuits used by Formula One.
Don’t miss any of the 2016 Austrian Grand Prix sessions – here are the times for all of this weekend’s action, plus the Formula E finale.
Sergio Perez was emphatically chosen as the Driver of the Weekend for the European Grand Prix, taking over two-thirds of the vote after his podium finish.
Baku has replaced Valencia as the home of the European Grand Prix but it hasn’t changed this race’s reputation for tedium.
Lewis Hamilton’s pre-season view on the new radio restrictions was that “some will handle it better than others” – but he was caught out by them in Baku.
Ten of the best pictures which tell the story of the 2016 European Grand Prix weekend.
Nico Rosberg took an emphatic victory in Baku while several of his rivals further down the order also impressed. Here’s the ratings for the full field.